(July-August 1955)

Magazine Enterprises, 1954 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Brand:
ME
Editing:
Raymond C. Krank
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index revised from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

The Red Wheel (Table of Contents)

Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
RM-157 #50

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom
Reprints:

Redmask's Cave (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Raymond Krank ? [as Redmask]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is the editor's responses to readers' questions. Note that it's one-word "Redmask" on these pages

The Diggers (Table of Contents)

Red Mask / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
RM-159 #50

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mex Lallapoosa (Redmask's ranch cook)
Reprints:

Reward for Redmask (Table of Contents)

Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom
Reprints:

He Who Laughs! (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Rider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Memling
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Memling credit from reprint. The first Comics Code-approved issue alters the Ghost Rider's features. The outline of a mouth and nose is added, softening his skull like face.
From letter from Dick Ayers in Best of the West (AC, 1998 series) #6: "Ernie worked on "No Law in Little Bend" and also on "He Who Laughs." "Laughs" was done in November 1953 and was the last Ghost Rider I had Ernie work on. ... Incidently I lettered first ... pencilled ... then outlined my pencils in ink ... and then Ernie finished the art."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Mask
  2. 1. The Red Wheel
    Red Mask
  3. 2. Redmask's Cave
  4. 3. The Diggers
    Red Mask
  5. 4. Reward for Redmask
    Red Mask
  6. 5. He Who Laughs!
    The Ghost Rider
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rodney Hinkle